West Dunbartonshire Business Innovation Grant

Support provided by West Dunbartonshire Council

What does this involve?

The aim of the innovation programme is to provide financial support to businesses located in West Dunbartonshire to develop and commercialise new products or introduce innovative processes to improve business performance.

The funding is designed to support the further development and implementation stages of innovation projects. It will support businesses to develop innovative ideas and assist with prototyping, product development, licensing and other relevant IP issues.

This is a discretionary funding programme that will cover up to 30% of a business's innovation expenditure, with a maximum grant of £3,000.


Am I eligible?

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be located in West Dunbartonshire
  • have less than 50 employees
  • have been trading for at least 12 months
  • not have any debt owed to the council

What does this cost?

The Business Innovation Grant is free to apply for and free support is provided.

The grant will cover 30% of the eligible costs, up to a maximum of £3,000. You will need to cover the rest.

Who is this for?

Small to medium-sized businesses in West Dunbartonshire that have been trading for at least 12 months.

How long does this take?

The West Dunbartonshire Business Innovation Grant can be applied for all year round. Applications can take up to 2 weeks to be approved.

Important information

Applicants will be asked to submit evidence to support their applications - for example, their spend receipts and bank evidence to support.

Next steps

Visit the West Dunbartonshire Council website for more information and to apply for the fund.

Support provided by West Dunbartonshire Council

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